Is Spotify Looking to Add Crypto as Payment Method? This Job Offer Suggests It

Music and podcast streaming service Spotify posted a job offer that woke up interest in the crypto community, as it’s related to supporting cryptocurrencies for payments on the music platform, potentially. Spotify Is Treading Crypto Waters With a New Job Listing According to the job listing published on the talent acquisition platform Lever, the company […]

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Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Decries the Use of Parallel Exchange Rate as Citizens Switch to Crypto

The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele says the embrace of the parallel market exchange rate by some professionals in that country is unfair and unfortunate. The CBN governor says the parallel foreign exchange market only accounts for a share of the market that does not exceed 5%. He also adds […]

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Covid-19: IMF Urges More Stimulus Support For Non-Contact Intensive Businesses

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is encouraging countries to create money to mitigate the effects of lockdown restrictions on economies. Specifically, the international lender wants businesses and workers displaced by the pandemic related responses to get financial support as they adjust their businesses and search for new jobs respectively. Recognizing the new normal In its […]

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East Asia Dominates World’s Onchain Crypto Activity, Europe and North America Trail Behind

East Asia Dominates World's Onchain Crypto Activity, Europe and North America Trail BehindCrypto activity continues to flourish worldwide, according to a new cryptocurrency adoption index published by the blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis. The researchers compile onchain digital currency retail value transferred, onchain crypto deposits, peer-to-peer exchange volume, and other types of methodology. Chainalysis recently published a new report called the “2020 Geography of Crypto,” a study that […]

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Ukraine, Russia, South Africa, Nigeria Among Top Countries by Cryptocurrency Adoption

Ukraine, Russia, China, South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, and the U.S. are among the top-ranking countries by cryptocurrency adoption, according to the 2020 Global Crypto Adoption Index compiled by blockchain data analytics firm Chainalysis. Countries With Highest Crypto Adoption Chainalysis’ 2020 Global Crypto Adoption Index, released Tuesday, ranks 154 countries based on their cryptocurrency adoption. “The […]

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